Nada Awar Jarrar

Nada Awar Jarrar was born in Lebanon to an Australian mother and a Lebanese father. She is normally based in Beirut with her husband Bassem and their daughter Zeina but&44; as a result of the outbreak of war in Lebanon&44; the family was forced to flee to the mountains in search of safety. Nada Awar … Continued

Jane Austen

Jane Austen (1775–1817) was an English novelist whose work centred on social commentary and realism. Her works of romantic fiction are set among the landed gentry&44; and she is one of the most widely read writers in English literature.

Judith Allnatt

Judith Allnatt is an acclaimed short story writer and novelist. Her first novel&44; A Mile of River&44; was a Radio Five Live Book of the Month and was shortlisted for the Portico Prize for Literature; her second novel&44; The Poet’s Wife&44; was shortlisted for the East Midlands Book Award. Her short stories have featured in … Continued

Kathleen Alcott

Kathleen Alcott’s first novel&44; The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets&44; published in 2012. Her fiction&44; criticism&44; and essay appear in publications including The Los Angeles Review of Books&44; The Coffin Factory&44; The Rumpus&44; Explosion Proof&44; Five Chapters&44; and elsewhere. Born in Northern California in 1988&44; she currently resides in Brooklyn.

Cecelia Ahern

Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. Her novels have been translated into thirty-five languages and have sold more than twenty-five million copies in over fifty countries. Two of her books have been adapted as films and she has created several TV series.She and her books have won numerous awards&44; including the Irish … Continued

Eleanor Brown

Eleanor Brown is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Weird Sisters. She lives in Denver&44;